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Grammar Refresher

Grammar Refresher
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Date(s) - 07/09/2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Have your commas gone wild? Is your grammar unruly? Do semi-colons frustrate you?

Are you positive about your use of capitalization, numbers, parallel sentence structure, use of quotations, and all those tiny details that make or break written communications?

Incorrect grammar can have disastrous results, such as changing the meaning of a sentence, negating a claim to being “detail-oriented,” and knocking a job hunter from a viable candidate to a liability.

Earn your claim as a writer who respects grammar rules: register now for this CPC, self-marketing document-specific grammar refresher.

CPC Member, Stephanie Clark will be leading this session.

Consider these questions for the call:

1. Which sentence is correct?

  • The house, which is burning, is mine.
  • The house, that is burning is mine.
  • The house which is burning is mine.

2. Which sentence is correct?

  • I dedicate this book to my parents, Ann and God.
  • I dedicate this book to my parents, Ann, and God.

3. Which meaning is correct?

  • The continuous improvement movement has improved manufacturing costs.
  • The continual improvement movement has improved manufacturing costs.
  • The continual improvement strategies created management burn-out.
  • The continuous improvement strategies created management burn-out.

4. Which use of numbers is correct?

  • The two largest groups contained 12 and 8 people.
  • The two largest groups contained 12 and eight people.
  • Reduced scrap by eight % in Year 1 and 15% in Year 2.
  • Reduced scrap by 8% in Year 1 and 15% in Year 2.

5. Which sentence is correct?

  • ‘My dad used to say “one step at a time”.’
  • “My dad used to say ‘one step at a time.'”
  • “My dad used to say “one step at a time”. 

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